Begonia illumination GOLDEN PICOTEEN -10 Trailing Begonia FLOWERS Seed | GARDEN & OUTDOOR

Begonia illumination GOLDEN PICOTEEN -10 Trailing Begonia FLOWERS Seed

$ 3.49
SKU P26024S

begonia tuberhybrida illumination GOLDEN PICOTEE, (PELLET SEEDS)

Packs, Pots, Hanging Baskets, Mixed Containers and Landscape Illumination® Apricot Shades!
  • Better, more uniform germination.
  • Fully double flowers at each node for create a waterfall of colour.
  • Shorter internodes.
  • A full mounded habit prior to trailing.
  • Spectacular display in hanging baskets and large containers.
5cm Double Flowers.
Trailing begonia for hanging baskets & window boxes, hybrid. Gives a canopy of blooms on elegant cascading stems, blooms are large & double. Shades of yellow to apricot with striking red edges.
Sowing Information
Type: Half hardy annual
Temperature: 20-25°C
Cover: Do not cover Seed of this species
Date: Sow December to March or April to May for plants ready July to A
Advice: Shade from direct sunlight, do not let compost dry out, but do not saturate. Maintain high humidity. April-May sowings produce plants from July-August. BEGONIA Tuberous Rooted Glasshouse Perennial Grown as Half hardy annual 20°C req's high humidity. Plants are daylight sensitive req more than 12 hours daylength. May req additional lighting until late march. Approx 20-22 weeks sowing to flowering

Illumination begonias need a rich but well-drained soil in a partially shaded garden location. They should receive direct sunlight only early in the morning. Because these are tropical plants, they are most often grown in containers indoors, or if outdoors, in areas with warm winters and comfortable (not overly hot) summers. Excessive heat and humidity in summer will diminish and wither these begonias. When plants begin to yellow in the autumn after flowering, reduce watering to induce the natural winter dormancy. In cold climates, this is the time that the tubers should be lifted and stored inside in a cool, dry location until buds reappear in the spring. They may be replanted in pots or outdoors once danger of frost has passed and soil temperatures are warm.

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